Health Law, Ethics, and Medical Documentation

MDAS 145

Explores the impact of federal and state legislation on the practice of medicine and the field of medical assisting. Both administrative and tort law are discussed as they relate to ambulatory care settings. Bioethical issues, including allocation of scare resources, in-vitro fertilization, abortion, and genetic engineering are presented. Technology regulations in healthcare/medical documentation along with the corresponding regulatory agencies are examined. This course is the same as OFAD 145. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

  • Prerequisite(s) : ESOL 052 and ESOL 054 or ACLT 052 or ACLT 053
  • Credits: 3
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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